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by ragingbananas
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Formicariums and Ant Setups
Topic: Moving a Formica colony from a dirt setup to a formicarium
Replies: 1
Views: 221

Moving a Formica colony from a dirt setup to a formicarium

Hello, I'm wondering what is the best way to move a colony from a dirt setup This colony is probably around three years. Up until now it have been living in a plastic tote. Its not really feasable for me to keep it in said tote so i want to move it to a formincarium. This tote is big enough that it ...
by ragingbananas
Thu May 25, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Ant Diet & Nutrition
Topic: wild caught colonies - not eating
Replies: 1
Views: 279

wild caught colonies - not eating

hello, a few days ago i caught some Camponotus sp colonies. I am sure that they are either C. Modoc or C. pennsylvanicus. I am trying to figure out feeding. One colony only had a few workers - maybe 8 or so, of which I was only able to get 4. Brood is larva stage, and I was able to gather that. anot...
by ragingbananas
Mon May 08, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is This Camponotus?
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: Is This Camponotus?

Any Idea on the species? Here is a Better Pic -
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by ragingbananas
Mon May 08, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is This Camponotus?
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: Is This Camponotus?

Found burrowed in a fallen tree. 15mm long
by ragingbananas
Mon May 08, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Ant Species Identification Center
Topic: Is This Camponotus?
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Is This Camponotus?

Hello, i'm new to ant keeping but i think this one is Camponotus. Thoughts?

From Salt Lake
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by ragingbananas
Sun May 07, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: species Identifiation
Replies: 1
Views: 164

species Identifiation

I am going to start with an apology. i did not get a picture of this ant, but ill try to be discribe it well. while looking for a Camponotus queen, i ran across another wood Dweller. it many ways it reminded me of a Camponotus ant, with a black Head, Black gaster and a red thorax. but the Feature th...
by ragingbananas
Sat May 06, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: New Camponotus Queen
Replies: 2
Views: 200

Re: New Camponotus Queen

I Did take 5 workers but there was no brood in her Hole/chamber. i'm reluctant to combine them until i know that they wont kill her. i was removing sections of the log some distance away from her chamber. this is how i found the rest of the colony. there was brood there but the workers quickly remov...
by ragingbananas
Sat May 06, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: The AntsCanada Ant Main Forums
Topic: New Camponotus Queen
Replies: 2
Views: 200

New Camponotus Queen

This afternoon I was able to catch my first queen. I’m pretty sure its a Camponotus Queen, though I admit with me being a new as I am I may has misidentified it. My first concern is on the “Newness” of this queen. Here are reasons why I believe that she is fertile and that she has not yet founded a ...